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Year of the Lion

We’re a global organization of active men and women, and it shows in our calendar. Each year, we seek to make a greater global impact than the year before. One way we do this is by participating in critical, long-standing events, and by adding new ones throughout the years.

July 2020

 
 

July 1

  • Lions districts and multiple districts may apply for 2020-2021 Leo Leadership Grant Program
  • Kindness Matters Service Award launches!

July 15

  • Lions Club Activity Report due

August 2020

 
 

August 12

  • International Youth Day

August 4-7 (Tentative)

  • LCIF New Trustee Orientation (Oak Brook, Illinois, USA or Virtual)

August 13-15

  • LCIF Board of Trustees Meeting (Oak Brook, Illinois, USA)

August 15

  • Leo Club Program Advisory Panel nominations due
  • Leo Club Excellence Award applications due
  • Club service chairperson Kindness Matters Service Award nominations due to the District GST coordinator

August 31

  • Deadline for the Club and District Team Excellence Awards
  • Deadline for Presidential Zone and Region Chairperson Awards

September 2020

 
Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

September 6

  • Application deadline for CA V Faculty Development Institute (FDI) (Seoul, Korea)

September 13

  • Application deadline for CA III Advanced Lions Leadership Institute (ALLI) (Quito, Ecuador

September 15

  • District GST Coordinator Kindness Matters Service Award nominations due to the Multiple District GST coordinator

September 19

  • Application deadline for CA VI Lions Certified Instructor Program (LCIP) (Colombo, Sri Lanka

October 2020

 
Vision Awareness Month
Lions Membership Growth Month
Leo Membership Growth Month

October 1

  • Deadline to purchase Peace Poster Contest kits from Club Supplies Sales

October 8

  • World Sight Day

October 10-13

  • International Board of Directors Meeting (Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain)

October 10

  • Application deadline for CA IV Lions Certified Instructor Program (LCIP) (Frankfurt, Germany
  • Application deadline for CA VI Advanced Lions Leadership Institute (ALLI) (Pune, India)

October 15

  • Application submission deadline for Matching, Diabetes, Hunger, Childhood Cancer, SightFirst, and Lions Quest grants to be considered in January 2021 by the LCIF Board of Trustees and the Lions Quest and SightFirst Advisory Committees.
  • Application submission deadline for Matching, Diabetes, Hunger, Childhood Cancer, SightFirst, and Lions Quest grants to be considered in January 2021 by the LCIF Board of Trustees and the Lions Quest and SightFirst Advisory Committees.

October 18

  • Application deadline for CA VIII Advanced Lions Leadership Institute (ALLI) (Nairobi, Kenya

October 24

  • United Nations Day
  • Lions Day with the United Nations (Vienna, Austria)

October 29 - November 1 (Rescheduled for November 2021)

  • OSEAL Forum (Jeju City, Republic of Korea)

October 31

  • New Voices nomination deadline
  • Multiple District GST Kindness Matters Service Award nomination due to Lions Clubs International

November 2020

 
Diabetes Awareness Month

November 1

  • International Leo Day Video Contest submissions due

November 8

  • Application deadline for CA III Faculty Development Institute (FDI) (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

November 14

  • World Diabetes Day

November 15

  • Postmark deadline for a club to send one winning Peace Poster (per contest) to the district governor
  • Leo October Membership Growth Award nominations due

November 28

  • Application deadline for CA V Lions Certified Instructor Program (LCIP) (Taichung, Taiwan

December 2020

 

December 1

  • Postmark deadline for a district governor to send one winning Peace Poster entry to the multiple district council chairperson and for clubs not belonging to districts and districts not belonging to multiple districts to send one winning Peace Poster entry (per contest sponsored) to the Public Affairs Division
  • Postmark deadline for a district governor to send one winning essay to the multiple district council chairperson and for clubs not belonging to districts and districts not belonging to multiple districts to send one winning essay (per contest sponsored) to the Public Affairs Division

December 5

  • International Leo Day

December 5-7

  • CA V Faculty Development Institute (FDI) (Seoul, Korea)

December 10-13 (Rescheduled for December 2021)

  • ISAME Forum (Dhaka, Bangladesh)

December 12-14

  • CA III Advanced Lions Leadership Institute (ALLI) (Quito, Ecuador)

December 13

  • Application deadline for CA I & II Advanced Lions Leadership Institute (ALLI) (Toronto, ON, Canada)

December 15

  • Postmark deadline for the multiple district council chairperson to send one winning Peace Poster to the Public Affairs Division
  • Postmark deadline for the multiple district council chairperson to send one winning essay to the Public Affairs Division

December 18

  • Application deadline for CA VI Faculty Development Institute (FDI) (Kathmandu, Nepal)

December 18-21

  • CA VI Lions Certified Instructor Program (LCIP) (Colombo, Sri Lanka)

December 20

  • Application deadline for CA IV Advanced Lions Leadership Institute (ALLI) (Paris, France)

December 26

  • Application deadline for CA VII Lions Certified Instructor Program (LCIP) (Sydney, Australia)

January 2021

 
Hunger Awareness Month

January 7

  • Executive Committee Meeting (Oak Brook, IL, USA)

January 8

  • Application deadline for CA V Advanced Lions Leadership Institute (ALLI) (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

January 8-10

  • CA VI Advanced Lions Leadership Institute (ALLI) (Pune, India)

January 8-11

  • CA IV Lions Certified Instructor Program (LCIP) (Frankfurt, Germany

January 10

  • Last day for early discount on convention registration fees

January 11-18

  • LCIF Week

January 13

  • Melvin Jones’ birthday

January 13-15

  • LCIF Board of Trustees Meeting (Oak Brook, Illinois, USA)

January 15

  • Peace Poster Kits go on sale from Club Supplies Sales
  • Application deadline for CA VII Advanced Lions Leadership Institute (ALLI) (Brisbane, Australia)

January 16-18

  • CA VIII Advanced Lions Leadership Institute (ALLI) (Nairobi, Kenya)

January 20-23

  • FOLAC Forum (VIRTUAL MEETING; Bucaramanga, Columbia)

January 21-22

  • 2020-21 Peace Poster Judging event (Loyola University Museum of Art, Chicago, Illinois)

January 30

  • Application deadline for CA VIII Faculty Development Institute (FDI) (Lagos, Nigeria)

February 2021

 
Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

February 1

  • International Peace Poster contest winners will be notified on or before this date

February 2-4

  • First Vice District Governor/District Governor-Elect Seminar (Days 1-3)

February 4

  • Application submission deadline for Matching, Diabetes, Hunger, Childhood Cancer, and Lions Quest grants to be considered in May 2021 by the LCIF Board of Trustees and the Lions Quest Committee.

February 6-8

  • CA III Faculty Development Institute (FDI) (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

February 10-14

  • Africa Forum (Dar Es Salam, Tanzania)

February 13

  • Application deadline for CA I & II Lions Certified Instructor Program (LCIP) (Chicago, IL, USA)
  • Application deadline for CA III Lions Certified Instructor Program (LCIP) (San Jose, Costa Rica)

February 15

  • International Childhood Cancer Day

February 20

  • Application deadline for CA VIII Lions Certified Instructor Program (LCIP) (Tunis, Tunisia)

February 21

  • Application deadline for CA IV Faculty Development Institute (FDI) (Stockholm, Sweden)

February 28-March 1

  • CA V Lions Certified Instructor Program (LCIP) (Taichung, Taiwan)

March 2021

 

March 1

  • Leos of the Year Award nominations due

March 18-20

  • CA VI Faculty Development Institute (FDI) (Kathmandu, Nepal)

March 20

  • Lions Day with the United Nations (New York City, USA)

March 20-22

  • CA IV Advanced Lions Leadership Institute (ALLI) (Paris, France)

March 26-29

  • CA VII Lions Certified Instructor Program (LCIP) (Sydney, Australia)

March 31

  • Last day for regular convention registration fees

April 2021

 
Environmental Awareness Month
Family & Friends Month
Leo Club Awareness Month

April 2-5

  • International Board of Directors Meeting (Gdansk, Poland)

April 8-10

  • CA V Advanced Lions Leadership Institute (ALLI) (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

April 15-17

  • CA VII Advanced Lions Leadership Institute (ALLI) (Brisbane, Australia)

April 22

  • Earth Day

April 25

  • Lions Worldwide Induction Day

April 30-May 2

  • CA VIII Faculty Development Institute (FDI) (Lagos, Nigeria)

May 2021

 
Strengthen Membership Month

May 1

  • Deadline for advance convention registration and hotel room requests to be received
  • Deadline for convention registration refunds and hotel deposit refunds for individual cancellations
  • Deadline for GAT District Funding submissions

May 5-7

  • LCIF Board of Trustees meeting (Oak Brook, Illinois, USA)

May 10

  • Application submission deadline for Matching, Diabetes, Hunger, Childhood Cancer, SightFirst, and Lions Quest grants to be considered in August 2021 by the LCIF Board of Trustees and the Lions Quest and SightFirst Advisory Committees.

May 11

  • Executive Committee Meeting (Oak Brook, Illinois, USA)

May 14-17

  • CA I & II Lions Certified Instructor Program (LCIP) (Chicago, IL, USA)
  • CA III Lions Certified Instructor Program (LCIP) (San Jose, Costa Rica)

May 15

  • Deadline for filing Officer Reporting Form (PU101)

May 21-24

  • CA VIII Lions Certified Instructor Program (LCIP) (Tunis, Tunisia)

May 22-24

  • CA IV Faculty Development Institute (FDI) (Stockholm, Sweden)

June 2021

 

June 1

  • Helen Keller Day

June 7

  • Lions Clubs International Birthday

June 15

  • Deadline for submission of pre-certified delegate forms for voting at International Convention

June 20-June 24

  • International Board of Directors Meeting (Montreal)

June 25

  • First Vice District Governor/District Governor-Elect Seminar (Day 4)

June 25-29

  • 103rd International Convention (Montreal)